Roman Martinez Defeats Orlando Salido To Claim Title

PUERTO RICO – In the on-going boxing battle between Mexico and Puerto Rican, Roman Martinez brought the title back to the island. In front of a raucous, Martinez defeated defending champion Orlando ‘Siri” Salido by unanimous decision to become the new WBO super featherweight champion. In the early rounds, Martinez worked steadily behind the jab while Salido found success taking his assault to the body. Setting the tone for what would ultimately be a closely contested battle, Martinez settled into a rhythm early cutting off the ring and worked upstairs while Salido paid dividends in the basement blasting Martinez’s body. With Salido holding an advantage in the opening rounds, Martinez emerged in round three with…

EXCLUSIVE: Mikey Garcia Files Suit Against Top Rank

OXNARD, CA – BadCulture.net has learned that current WBO super featherweight champion and Top Rank star Mikey Garcia filed suit on April 8, 2014 to separate from the promoter citing the Muhammad Ali act. In documents obtained from Garcia’s attorney, Freedman + Taitelman, LLP, the suit alleges Top Rank: “failed to make required disclosures to Garcia concerning, among other things, the amount of money it would make from each of Garcia’s bouts, therefore entitling Garcia to additional damages.” Garcia was last seen in the ring in  January when he defeated Juan Carlos Burgos to retain the super featherweight belt. Recent talks of a bout against Yuriorkis Gamboa came to a stalemate when parties couldn’t come…